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by CancerIQ, on Aug 29, 2020 2:29:23 PM

The moment a person learns they have cancer is one they’ll never forget. In that instant, and all the weeks and months after that, patients click into survival mode: They’ll …

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Topics:High Risk Patient ManagementHealth SystemsNurse NavigatorsPreventative CareCancer CentersTelehealthPrecision Health

by CancerIQ, on Jul 31, 2020 9:38:10 AM

Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, the lack of in-person visits may have flattened the curve, but it’s made it more difficult to screen for preventative cancers. Screenings like …

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Topics:High Risk Patient ManagementIdentifying High Risk PatientsManagerManaging High Risk PatientsTelehealthPrecision Health

by CancerIQ, on Jul 15, 2020 9:22:27 PM

“When will things go back to normal?” This has been the question on everyone’s mind since the beginning of stay-at-home orders back in March. And sadly, for several industries, there …

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Topics:Managing High Risk PatientsCOVID-19Precision Health

by CancerIQ, on Jul 1, 2020 12:45:59 PM

As COVID-19 began spreading rapidly in the U.S., doctor’s offices and clinics closed in-person visits to lower the risk of spreading the virus. In response, the use of telehealth skyrocketed …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest PracticesHigh Risk Patient ManagementTelehealth

by CancerIQ, on Jun 4, 2020 2:10:38 PM

COVID-19 has not stopped cancer, but it has made it more difficult to detect cancer early. Stay-at-home orders put in place to flatten the COVID-19 curve have had unintended consequences …

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by CancerIQ, on Jun 1, 2020 3:09:55 PM

Cancer is now responsible for almost 1 in 6 deaths globally. More than 14 million people develop cancer every year, and this figure was projected to rise to over 21 …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest PracticesTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on May 15, 2020 11:11:56 AM

Fewer Americans have been getting cancer screenings like colonoscopies, mammograms and Pap smears since COVID-19 forced many clinics to put restrictions in place. That’s according to a report by the …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingManaging High Risk PatientsPreventative CareTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on May 6, 2020 2:51:31 PM

Cancer programs across the country are all dealing with the effects of COVID-19 and trying to treat patients while keeping them safe. Advisory Board surveyed 55 programs to see how …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingTelehealthCOVID-19

by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 11:17:46 PM

Three months ago, health systems were embracing precision health strategies, and capturing the full clinical and financial value of using genetics in routine care. That’s before COVID-19 forced every US …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest Practices

by CancerIQ, on Mar 31, 2020 10:48:31 PM

COVID-19 has quickly altered society. It has changed workflows and processes and forced hospitals to discourage patients from coming in — to keep them safe and healthy. But there is …

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Topics:Genetic CounselingBest Practices